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and anyone who's qualified to speak on national defense argues nuclear weapons has changed everything. we will never again have another previously in the period he can't move them from ship to shore without nuclear weapons in the army uses this as an argument to radically reduce or perhaps even abolish the marine corps. the marines fight back and they went. as early? as 1947, they start? arguing that the? big word wit? nuclear weapons is probably not? going to happen. they say, how are you going to? keep stability in the cold war? periphery if all you have to something that can add nice??? people.??????? no, you need forces that can do? a wide ?range of famous???? humanitarian release,?????? peacekeeping, disaster movies, small stability? operations.? they start arguing and 47.??? by 56, the height of the cold?? war they argue explicitly.?? where the soviet union was goin? to happen. you need capable? nonnuclear?? forces that arrive immediately and do lots of things th?at we? are that jack of all trades??? service. so by the late 40s, early 50s, they a
groundwork, but from an arab perspective, the same integrated air defenses in trying to kill fighter jets. so given that the skies are permissive, the jones have been able to roam around free and i think false conclusions have been drawn and decent people who want to know better, who are thinking, look how well these things work. we could just use them all the time. i've nothing against drones. they do some things i would want to do. i don't want to orbit over a point and take pictures for 12 hours. my tail would go to sleep and i don't want to do that. but by the same token, they are followed by a guy who's looking through a tiny soda straw of a few. he's not a pilot sitting there on the scene. i don't know of anybody and any ground forces that would rather have a drove overhead then i fighter, just because they will combat situation. you can plan it, you can walk out the door at the best plan in the world and it's going to change, guaranteed. if it doesn't start apart completely, it will fall apart mostly. it's hard to adapt and change to that if you're sitting in a trailer tent doesn't mil
. it is in the military. the real compromise is conservatives who believe in a strong national defense have to realize there is waste in the military and domestic. the pentagon says it is too big to be audited. that is an insult. they need to me we need to figure how to save money in the military $124 billion are and accounted for. >> host: how do for see the debt ceiling is sequestration debate? >> i did not vote for the last one. i will but only if the balanced budget amendment. you need to be hard core. last year we added statutory caps. we have exceeded those a dozen times they bring a bill to the floor to say you're not spend more we raise the point* of order. 80 at a plundered will say we don't care about the rules they routinely ignored them. a rule says have the bill on my 48 hours. it is not enough but last year they put up one at 12 hours. i made a point* of order. they said so what. that is why people are not happy. they do not obey our own rules. >> talking to senator rand paul his first book the tea party goes to washington and his new one, a government believes. one of the side issues is
said the defense and battery the defense was so strong that it would take of massive force to relieve him successfully beyond united states army and navy so rarely he said i cannot maintain myself but there is no way you can come help me. he expected he would be told to withdraw. coming down to the final crisis to send an expedition not to send troops more munitions beauregard said his delegation to tell anderson you have to surrender or we will reduce you perk up that point* he said i have to leave in today's i will fly back. beauregard took the information to mcgovern a. it was over peace anwr. if he would specify when he will leave them don't take him out. then anderson said i will leave it noon april 15. unless i receive different orders from my government or i reinforced at that time the confederates new the relief mission was on route to some of that answer would not do because he did not promise unequivocal a cell he was told firing would commence properly. and it did. he never made the proposal of those terms. >> but just to speculate did abraham lincoln know what was going to
the elites, the incumbent industry. he didn't say that. in fact, he was a courageous guy. he cut defense budgets by 20% in the late 1950s and those defense cuts, budget cuts in the late 1950s or the number one reason we have silicon alley. a plot of radio engineers had moved out there. it's a beautiful part of the country. suddenly they didn't have jobs and those people said well, we want to stay here and they created eventually intel and all the rest of that, right? so we were in a very tenuous moment. at a financial crisis. there is a financial crisis that led to the crisis in ottawa industry. adding on top of that psychologically the failure of the big three automakers, tough. tough call. by the way, i don't know what anybody in the presidential election mentions this as a bush program. i have a chapter in my forward. i'm not concerned about partisan politics. we need to get history right. start on one administration continue to the other. that's not what it's about either. but what happened if we we let it go? it would've been on the manufacturing access, all these contracts out the
climbed atop the roof until the man holding an rgb during my defense. i was visually acquire really out of the to call it air support when i was hit. everything went black. that day, my world went black, too. my daughters came home to care for their broken parent, my oldest return to washington state for his fifth tour aboard struggled to take care of their four -month-old son. my youngest daughter left her beloved naval academy to take care of her grieving mother father during months of brokenness, sacrificing her education. the people of richmond, georgia and surrounding areas welcomed matthew home with tears, flags and salutes. the streets are lined for 17 miles from the airport to the church. local choirs joined to sing at his memorial service as a method in church that helped raise him. knowing matthew had been an eagle scout and a local boy scout by collecting pens and paper and sent them to matthew's unit in afghanistan. a dear friend, jim bunn who is involved in media had a vision and the matthew freeman project again. he dedicated much time and energy to produce a short film th
. >> first one he's in his office in april of 1987 and he was having a meeting with brown, former defense secretary for jimmy carter and just going over parts of his program. i think brown was an informal advisor to his campaign, we're in his house office and i was just siting in -- sitting in a chair while this discussion was going on. i was listening to howard brown. >> the other one. >> this is what i call the dead tired at 5:00 p.m. shot. it's live at 5 in boston and it's that whole look of being wired up to the electronic media, getting a free spot on the news, and spelling it is what you want to tell but looking -- just waiting to go on for the green light to go on, the cameras, and he has that zombie expression on his face. >> >> and these two. >> this was in a factory in new hampshire. where he was listening to a factory worker and seemed to be impatient with it and the last photograph was taken after the faneuil hall debate. we had driven that evening from boston up to manchester in a blizzard and everybody decided, the reporters and can't date, to -- candidate to go down to the
gave a very -- a defense of his opposition to capital punishment and all of a sudden we said does this guy have a human side at all? i think those things, we kind of see into the character of the individual. i think al gore over the years, because it is kind of, he was pointed out as a serial exaggerator and any one of those stories you could explain away -- though he never said he invented the internet. he said he helped create the end of that. invent we have a conception of a laboratory sitting at a computer and he was very important in terms of creating the internet through legislation but he had that story and then he had a story about he and his wife were the models for the book love story. theauther said no that's not really quite true so he kind of link all of these together and said okay he is kind of them serial exaggerator and that hurt him in in the long-run. >> is why did the gaffes for mistakes about president bill clinton, president george w. bush, why are those not fatal mistakes? >> i think they're at two things going on. one is what else is going on in the world o
that to them before. but at the same time he said he is running out of supplies he said the defense and batteries and such the confederates have built around fort sumter were so strong that it would take a massive force to relieve him successfully, a force that was far beyond the ability of the united states army and navy to provide at that time. so anderson really said look, i can't maintain myself fear, but there's no way you can, help me. anderson fully expected he would be told to withdraw. now, when you come down to the final crisis when lincoln decides what he's going to do is to send an expedition that will provide supplies to major anderson, though he did not send troops or munitions, when the confederate commander in charleston sent his delegation out to anderson to kill anderson that you've got to surrender, or we will reduce you. anderson at the point told them, look, i've got to leave in two days, by the 15th of april, so that's a factor he said if you come at me i will fight back. ball regard census information to my comment because he relies this is a question of peace
the fact that the forces he was enghting against was entrenched behind defensive lines, this meant that he was probably goins to suffer more casualties than the other side. but on a proportional basis, is casualties were actually lower than those of who lee. related to this was au can cons ooded ation.co grant realized that by the endbu game, by the virginia campaign of 18641865, he understood the fundamental arithmetic of the war.amental aretic every casualty that cost him a soldier could be replaced. every casualty that cost jennaea lee a soldier could not be replaced. we fight and fight and we are eventually out of fighters.ant' no oneof accused him of anything less than those most upright acm integrity. they did accuse him of being a o t too loyal to people who tooo advantage of their high office. there there's a great deal of exaggeration goes on.d it has been known as the age of corruption in american politics. the two great scandals of thef t era, the one that is in all thes test books and recited again and again, as the construction of the transcontinental railroad, in which member
. this is important for couple reasons. when is it helps explain the knee-jerk defense of preferences that has often led by leaders, universities. they look at their university and the preferences are significantly more moderate in those contexts. the worst effects of "mismatch" are the second, third and lower tears. the second effect is it means even though only 25% of all colleges in america used are highly selective institutions they absorb so much of the talented pool of minority students that even schools say second state universities with special requirements to get in are going to have a large disparity which is significantly aggravated by these preferences. that means "mismatch" affects higher education. >> another two or three minutes. >> one thing we talk about is another sign of racial preference, prominent in the discussion which is the diversity interest of schools. one of the things research has shown that we talk about in the book is how much the diversity affects, moderated by the academic distance, when you admit students with large preferences they are less likely to socially inter
important for a couple of reasons. one is that it helps explain sort of the strong knee-jerk defense of preferences that often led by the leaders of the most elite universities. because they look at their universities, and in fact the preferences are significantly more moderate than those contacts. the worst affected mismatch are at the second, third and low were tears. the second effect of the cascade is that it means that even though only 20, 25% of all colleges in america are highly selective institutions they absorb so much of the talented pool of minority students that even schools say second-tier state universities that simply have threshold requirements to get that are still going to have a large disparity of the students of the qualifications which is significantly aggravated by the use of preferences in the schools and that means the mismatch is something that affects a swath of the education. >> how much time do i have left? >> one of the things we talk about is another side of the racial preferences and the prominent in the discussions which is the diversity interest the s
. according to this interpretation, then, hanoi's were was a defensive protected measure, although i agree that the southerner's cries for help were important to north vietnamese leaders, party leaders might have also had internal problems. their own internal problems on their minds when they made the decision to go to war. following an unpopular and unsuccessful land reform campaign facing increasing opposition and criticism from among the intelligents and major cities in north vietnam, and finding the road to socialism difficult with state plans not coming to fruition, party leaders concluded that revolutionary war in the south had the power to deflect powers in the north, wag the dog so to speak. in addition to parting the bamboo hedge that obscured decision making in hanoi and bringing them to center stage in the story, i recall how his military strategy prevented him from compromising at the negotiation table, and how war weariness affected the society, and how they were marginalized in the struggle, and how they were bullied #, and how america's allies in the saigon government manage
at all of the issue in the own politics. national defense he was a staunch anticommunist. and played an important role in right-wing anticommunist politics. it's one of the things that lead in to switch parties in 1964. he was a key figure in opposing labor unions. he did so alongside people like barry gold water. even though early in the career a staunch advocate of union in south carolina. back in the '30s and '40s. he switches in the '50s and '60s and becoming a die hard supporter of business against labor in '70s. its an important role in conservative even evangelical politics. he joins the board of bob jones university in 1950. he does to win votes in the country of south carolina. bob jones had moved to south carolina moved university and he needed votes in the south carolina. he lost the 1950 raise for the senate. and that began a long process a long relationship with strom with conservative moneyment lal and even evangelicallists who were looking to get involved in political process. we need understand the racial politics in the midst of these other conservative causes. these
's a document about the defense intelligence agency which is the defense department version of the cia. it basically says, our intelligence of weapons of mass destruction is terrible. we really don't know anything. and that is coming out at the same time that the administration is saying these things about, we're going to have mushroom clouds over new york. and so was their intelligence to say that there are weapons of mass destructions? yes. was it did? no. was there a lot of intelligence the other way? yes. one of the things that people forget, we sent the weapons inspectors back in. there with a bunch of you in inspectors and they said, we can't find anything. and that was not viewed as intelligence. that was viewed as let's make fun. and so, you know, it was a bad application of intelligence by people who thought they knew it with the answer was. >> yes. >> it sounds like based on what you say, a lot of the decisions made a based on faulty intelligence. i guess and just wondering, we are we pass the 500. we a lot of things on the rise in. >> actually, one of the more interesting co
entrenched behind defensive lines, this meant he was probably going to suffer more casualties than the other side, but on a proportional basis, grant's casualties were actually lower than the casualties of lee, and related to this was a calculation, you can consider this cold-blooded, and it was cold blood, no question about it. grant realized by the end game, by the virginia campaign of 1865-65, he understand that the fundamental math of the war. every casualty that cost grant a soldier could be replaced. every says -- casualty that cost lee a soldier could not replace. we fight, we fight, we fight, and eventually lee runs out of fighters. the last thing grant's corruption in office, no one, not even in grant's day accused him of anything of the most upright integrity. they did accuse him of being a bit too loyal to people who took advantage of their high office, but here, again, there's a great deal of exaggeration that goes on. the guilded age has been known as the age of corruption in american politics, and the two great scandals of the era in textbooks and recited again and again 1 the
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